What is Crystallized Ginger?
- Dried, preserved ginger root with a light sugar coating. Soft and chewy with pungent, spicy-sweet flavor.
How to Use
- Enjoy straight up, or chop and add to salads, stir frys, or desserts. Add hot water to make tea.
- Crystallized Ginger is a natural remedy for motion sickness and nausea.
How to Store
- Store in a cool, dry place up to 6 months. Once opened, store in a plastic bag or container.
When are they in season?
Where are they grown?
- Product of Thailand
Exotic Sundae Sauce Ingredients 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/3 cup chopped Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger 1/2 cup cream 1/4 cup butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Steps In saucepan, mix corn syrup, ginger and 1/4 cup cream. Simmer 5 minutes. Gradually add … Continue reading
Lemon-Ginger Sherbert Ingredients One pint lemon sherbert 2 tablespoons chopped Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger Steps Soften sherbet slightly. Fold in ginger. Freeze in refrigerator tray. Source: Frieda’s Inc.
Sherry-Ginger Carrots Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 cups sliced carrots 1 tablespoon diced Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger 1 tablespoon sherry (optional) Steps Melt butter or margarine in a heavy skillet or saucepan. Add sliced carrots and crystallized ginger. Cover … Continue reading
Ginger Rice Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 4 chopped green onions, including tops 2 tablespoons chopped Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger 3 cups cooked rice Steps Melt butter or margarine in skillet and add green onions. Cook 2 minutes and add … Continue reading
Kumquat Ginger Cocktail ingredients 1 Meyer lemon, cut into 6 wedges Juice of 1/2 Meyer lemon 6 kumquats, halved 1 inch ginger root, peeled and minced 1.5 ounces vodka 1/2 ounce Triple Sec or Grand Marnier 1/2 ounce Ginger Simple … Continue reading
Paradise Sauce Ingredients: 1 (6-ounce) package dried apricots Water 3/4 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons Marsala or sweet white wine 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger, chopped Steps Cook dried apricots in 2 cups boiling water, covered, until … Continue reading
Pepino Melon à la Mode Ingredients: 2 Pepino Melons 1/3 cup Triple Sec or orange liqueur 1 tablespoon finely chopped Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger Toasted silvered almonds Steps Peel the Pepinos and cut into quarters. Carve out the center seed cavity and … Continue reading
Islander’s Custard Parfaits Ingredients: 4 eggs 1 ½ cups milk ½ cup coconut milk 1 teaspoon vanilla ¼ teaspoon salt Macadamia Nuts, coarsely chopped, or cashew nuts, chopped 1 3-ounce package Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger, or crystallized pineapple Unsweetened whipped cream … Continue reading
Ginger Pear Conserve Ingredients: 12 firm bartlett pears 1 tart apple 7 cups sugar 1/2 cup Frieda’s crystallized ginger, sliced 1 lemon 1/2 cup brandy Steps Peel and chop pears and apple. Place in saucepan with sugar, ginger, grated lemon … Continue reading
Feijoa Chutney Ingredients: Small piece cheesecloth 1 cinnamon stick, broken 5 whole cloves 1 tablespoon chopped Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar 3/4 cup vinegar 6 Frieda’s Feijoas, peeled and chopped (about 1 cup) 1 cup chopped apple … Continue reading
Chocolate Ginger Mousse Ingredients: 1 3-ounce package Frieda’s Crystallized Ginger 8 ounce semi-sweet chocolate (do not use chocolate morsels) 1 cup light cream or heavy cream 4 egg whites 1 cup chilled heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup sugar … Continue reading
Fruit Filled Won Tons Ingredients: Apple or pear pieces, cut into 1-inch wedges Pineapple chunks, canned and well-drained, or fresh chunks, cut 1-inch square Banana chunks, cut 1-inch long 1 package Frieda’s Won Ton Wrappers Cooking oil for deep-fat frying … Continue reading
Exotic Dried Fruit Mix Ingredients: 2/3 cup shredded coconut 1/2 cup Dried Bing Cherries 1/4 cup Dried Starfruit 2 tablespoons chopped Crystallized Ginger 1 tablespoon Dried Blueberries 1 tablespoon Dried Cranberries 1/2 cup Dried Jackfruit (optional) Steps: Mix all ingredients … Continue reading
Vegetables Supreme Ingredients: 2 cups broccoli florets, raw 1 cup Frieda’s Baby Carrots sliced, or regular carrots 1 cup Frieda’s Bok Choy leaves, or Chinese (Napa) Cabbage leaves, shredded 2 tablespoons butter or margarine ½ cup shelled macadamia nuts, coarsely … Continue reading
Curried Ginger Chicken Salad Ingredients: 2 whole chicken breasts, cooked and cooled 2 cups cooked rice, cooled or chilled 2 cups cut-up fresh fruit, such as Frieda’s Sunrise or Hawaiian Papaya, melon, or pineapple 1 cup raisins 1 cup Frieda’s … Continue reading
Grilled Peaches with Ginger Cream Ingredients: About 6 to 8 medium-ripe peaches, peeled 1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar Ginger Cream Ginger Cream: 1 cup (8 oz) soft cream cheese 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar … Continue reading
Banana Filled Egg Rolls with Custard Sauce Ingredients: 4 large bananas Half (16 ounce) package Frieda’s Egg Roll Wrappers (8 Wrappers) 2 ounce (2 squares) semi-sweet baking chocolate, chopped; or ¼ cup chocolate chips or 1/4 cup chopped Frieda’s Crystallized … Continue reading